Monthly Archives: February 2023

A Snowed in Quilt Retreat! Last Day of Radiation!

Our weekly Thimble Creek Quilt Group was planning to go to Karen Ashton’s cabin at Sundance this week to sew.  Instead, more snow fell, making it impossible to drive the mountain roads to the cabin.  Instead we met at Karin … Continue reading

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LaDawn Ludlow is 80!

This is my very dear friend, LaDawn Ludlow.  I get to visit her often and we sit and tell stories.  She lost her husband several years ago and she is carrying on faithfully and so cheerfully.  I’ve never met such … Continue reading

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Working on lots of Quilts in February

I did some sewing in this month of February.  Taking things easy while I heal from my surgery and go to radiation every day.  Gratefully, I can cut fabric just fine!  I finished the last of the Stars in the … Continue reading

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The Carousel Quilt

Sometimes you just have to drop Everything and pull fabric for a new quilt (even when you have about 15 other quilts underway at the moment).  I got this pattern in the mail from Australia and it’s singing to me, … Continue reading

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Our Kansas City Superbowl Kids!

I think Adam even wore a KC Chief’s sweater to church this morning!  Their family is all in when it comes to loyalty to their Kansas City team.  Here are a couple of pics they sent us today while they … Continue reading

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Good Grub Dinner Club

John and I continue to serve as the Chairs of the Activities Committee in our Ward and neighborhood.  We are the Party Planners.  This evening we had our first Good Grub Dinner Club event since COVID.  It’s good to be … Continue reading

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Meet Vivian! Cheering me on!

This is how she cheers me on through my radiation treatments. Thinking of Clark, Josie, Margot and Vivy makes everything here worth it.  I’d go through anything to be with them for a long long time.

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A Documentary About Zambia and Swiss Friends

This afternoon we got a call from our friend, Katharina Odavic, in Switzerland. Her daughter, Cornelia and husband Freddie are in town and we were invited to go to SLC tonight for a special showing of Cornelia’s film about Zambia. … Continue reading

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The Fence Comes Down!

Today the crew arrived to take down our back yard wooden fence.  It’s 30 years old and it was on it’s last leg, protecting our family. Here’s the view now from my kitchen window.  I rather like it open to … Continue reading

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The Perfect Way to Stop a Woman by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

I’ve seen women insist on cleaning everything in the house before they could sit down to write… and you know it’s a funny thing about housecleaning… it never comes to an end. Perfect way to stop a woman. A woman … Continue reading

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